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    Its for sale skip!!! lol


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    AWESOME. I've been admiring these lately. Such a gorgeous body style! Lame that it was one year only! Sleek and curvy, with such great lines! My dad prefers the '65-66, but I think these are the perfect realization of the design theme. Just the right amount of curves. The following designs were TOO bloated.

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    Default 'New' 1964 Jeep seen yesterday

    Would that not be cool if we could redo ours like this easily?
    Never seen one at this level of condition.
    1964 Jeep CJ-5 Nordic Blue, 134 CI four cyl, 14 mpg, Firestone tires, drum brakes.
    Owner said original drive train, everything else new parts. Sheet metal, etc.
    Floor pan side drain slots, fuel tank under drivers seat, 3 shifter sticks.

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    Saw this today, haven't seen one in long time.

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    Is That a gutless cutlass?

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    Yep, a Hurst/Olds

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    Pretty rare car. Missing fender badge. W30 (455) or calif only? 350 w/Cutlass badge on fender.
    Y-77 package 350 engine did not have a cool Hurst dual gate shifter. Typical weak mid 70's. All show no go.
    Bummer. Hurst cars should have Hurst items like that mandatory, no matter what marketing thinks? Or at least an option?
    Either that or Hurst said no non performance cars get them? Would make a regular car more sporty
    Swivel bucket seats were a pretty custom item for oem. Rare like our 4 way manual seat tracks are.

    W25 (350)
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/1974-Oldsmo...d=311806615300
    W30 (455)
    http://www.fatmansgarage.com/1974-hurst-olds-w30/
    http://www.jeffmeister.com/1974hurst/facts.html
    W31 (350)
    https://www.hemmings.com/blog/articl...iles-w-31-350/
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    Enjoyed the pic - thanks for sharing.

    had to LOL on the gutless comment! Good friend had one with an olds 350. Damn it was gutless!

    We tore it down, put in flat top pistons and a nice set of rings, shaved the heads down and bench ported the heads, tossed on a decent intake and carb.... went off on cam. Added 3.73 rear gears and a shif kit in the TH350.

    say Even though it was high compression and everything it was STILL gutless.

    My Galaxie was a big gunboat and went around it like it was tied to a stump. An the ol 86GT was quicker and faster than the Galaxie was.

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    I think that is the first one I have seen without "Hurst hatches" (T-tops)
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    Seen at car show Saturday, Mt Clemens MI. Was beautiful day and nite 70 at 9p.
    Four Buick GNs, one GNX. Red Tripower GTO verti with redlines, Burgundy 67 Chevelle SS427 (502).
    Many more brands, mostly stock restored 1980's and older. One 2007 Aston-Martin V12.
    Not many Vettes or new performance cars.

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    Chevrolet Corvair 95 Rampside. There were two. The other was red, mid engine dual quad smallblock V8.
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    Traditionally not many Fords on this (east) side of town.

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    GTO had overheating problem. Think owner said it had four wheel drum brakes.
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    my fav car there. Luv 67 Chevelle SS hood domes. 4sp/ 3.08 gear. Said did not need a low rear gear anymore.
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    At Roush Livonia June 6 2019 Open House & Cruise-in:

    VW Rabbit pickup built in Westmoreland PA. plant to avoid the 1963 'Chicken Tax'. 5sp. Guess is 1.7L gas, not 1.5 diesel.
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    A show regular. Basically the same as 69 ZL-1 Camaros but with L-88 427 (iron block) and 3000.00 cheaper.
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    R. Stenhouse #6. Four eye? Sign said first NASCAR win car Iowa 5/22/2011 (NNS series not Cup).
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    Thick aluminum.
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    https://youtu.be/J0rmKjPo34w

    Check out @1:39 & 5:03 & 7:48. Capri, SSP and some late models But the whole video is entertaining.
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    1984 convertible 5.0 auto.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rich75043 View Post
    https://youtu.be/J0rmKjPo34w

    Check out @1:39 & 5:03 & 7:48. Capri, SSP and some late models But the whole video is entertaining.
    that capri didn't want to turn..was pushing hard!funny you posted this.this track is a hour and a half away from me.my daughters and i plan on going this august.they have some pretty good shows there.my girls love watching the vids.northern rednecks!

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    I just stumbled across the series. I like everyday drivers the best but i like the old iron as well. It's fun watching cars that i could actually afford Haha.
    1984 convertible 5.0 auto.

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    Local Ford dealership hosted the Mustang club show n Shine yesterday. They have this pair in the showroom. 2019 Gt and a 06 GT.

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    Local annual EDC cruise. North of 8 Mile (yup the movie one) to 10 mile on M-3.

    Family/friends house party two blocks from cruise route. Lots of drop-bys.
    Three brothers cars: 428/4sp 68 Fairlane, 84 GT 350/5sp, 69 510/4sp Mustang.
    The stock 1984 anny has less than 15k. OEM twin tips, LMR TRX upgrade. Was stored for a long time.
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    Threat of rain all day. Decent turnout anyway.
    Left lane was cruise cars only.
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    VP Fuels, one spot on route. 110 octane gasoline 7.99/gal at the pump. Popular item that day.
    My car (was driving it) was delivered 10/78 at a Ford dealer (now a Pep Boys) across the street from the station.
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    Saw this imported to Canada LH drive Cosworth powered European Escort. Guy said it had 400hp.

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    Saw this down the street, actually last summer, but just now got around to posting it:

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    It wasn't a perfect show car, had a few rock chips and some ripples in the driver's door. Didn't look inside as nobody was around, and I hate to bother people when they're not actually showing the vehicle.

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    Wow! I love those Euro Escorts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZephyrEFI View Post
    Wow! I love those Euro Escorts.
    A four paw Fox Ghia Vignale FF Mustang in sheeps clothing.....

    In detail, it was a Merkur XR4Ti's trapped in little Euro Escort body. The car that spawned it was the Ford RS500 Sierra Cosworths which had a Pinto based 2 liter engine block, and the Cosworth Turbo YBB head. Then they added the AWD Fergassan Formula XR4x4 2.8/Scorpio 4x4 gearbox/transfer case system, and shoe-horned it all into the Front drive frame. Xtrac then did a 7 speed gearbox for it. It behaves like a rear drive car with a huge increase in on gravel or tarmac grip. I did timekeeping for the NZ round of the WRC, and youd bet your brief case on its quickness.

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    "Mechanical linkage, the center carb reached about 1/3 throttle then the front carb was picked up and at 1/2 throttle the rear carb tipped in. All carbs reached WOT at the same time. All 3 carbs were Identical except for the linkage. All carbs were Holley 2300 2 barrels rated at 350 CFM".

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    Saw this yesterday at loca DG. Haven't seen one since living in the Caribbean and door sticker caught my eye, has Alaska license plate. Unusual to see in small midwest town.

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    Was out running errands today and saw this across the intersection from me while we were both waiting for a red light to change.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dtmilsap View Post
    Saw this yesterday at loca DG. Haven't seen one since living in the Caribbean and door sticker caught my eye, has Alaska license plate. Unusual to see in small midwest town.

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    My coffee maker is from Colombia. In New Zealand, a new accounting package has been released called Pay Hero. If your native tonque is Spanish, you'll find it either funny, or, um, disturbing....

    The word Pajero in English is a 'nothing' word it doesn't mean anything. It just sounds good. ... However, Pajero in Spanish directly translates to the rather derogatorily expressive 'w@|\||<er' (For those who don't know what this word means, check it out here on Wikipedia)
    We've got lots of them in New Zealand....

    gr79, non center hanger float bowl Holley 2300's in the 265 to 350 range in the the IHI and truck vac governer and the Ford 7508/ 9117 series carbs are the earlier early float bowl Ford Autolite 1957-1978 or and International Harverster truck and Chev 2CG replacements,




    The Jon Eyrheart air horn cut down was done by Ford on the C1 series Holleys so they could fit the planned small block and the Police Interceptor and Tri-Power Total Performance FE's.




    Back then, the 348 option for 58 was the same as the 58 Olds 88 J-2 Tri-Power set up, Rochester 2 Jet.




    Vacuum operated secondaires, if you like, with the earlier version of the Rochester 2CG carb like this.




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    "Big as a whale".....
    1961 Chrysler 300G convertible 413 375 hp 30" long cross ram intake.
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    Future cool cars? doing something not seen everyday.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=025KM4BZq-Q&t=46s

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